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The Resource Twentieth century mythologies : Dumézil, Lévi-Strauss, Eliade, Daniel Dubuisson ; translated by Martha Cunningham

Twentieth century mythologies : Dumézil, Lévi-Strauss, Eliade, Daniel Dubuisson ; translated by Martha Cunningham

Label
Twentieth century mythologies : Dumézil, Lévi-Strauss, Eliade
Title
Twentieth century mythologies
Title remainder
Dumézil, Lévi-Strauss, Eliade
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Dubuisson ; translated by Martha Cunningham
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Myths have intrigued scholars throughout history. 'Twentieth Century Mythologies' traces the study of myth over the last century, presenting the key theories of mythology and critiquing traditional definitions of myth. The volume presents the work of influential scholars in mythology: the noted Indo-Europeanist Georges Dumezil, the structuralist anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss, and the historian of religions Mircea Eliade. 'Twentieth Century Mythologies' is an indispensable resource for scholars of religion and myth and for all those interested in the history of ideas
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dubuisson, Daniel
Dewey number
201/.30722
Index
index present
LC call number
BL304
LC item number
.D7513 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Dumézil, Georges
  • Lévi-Strauss, Claude
  • Eliade, Mircea
  • Myth
  • Dumézil, Georges
  • Eliade, Mircea
  • Lévi-Strauss, Claude
  • BODY, MIND & SPIRIT
  • RELIGION
  • Myth
Label
Twentieth century mythologies : Dumézil, Lévi-Strauss, Eliade, Daniel Dubuisson ; translated by Martha Cunningham
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-310) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Foreword; Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction: History and comparative epistemology; Part I: Georges Dumézil, or Society; 1. The Indo-European background; 2. The first comparative mythologies; 3. Durkheim, Mauss, Bourdieu, and Dumézil; 4. The 1950s: a reorientation; 5. Comparative and structural evidence; 6. The new comparative mythology; Addendum I: Theory, history, and the limits of Dumézil's comparativism; Addendum II: Does a Dumézilian theory of religion exist?; Part II: Claude Lévi-Strauss, or the Mind
  • 7. The symbolic order8. The Mythologiques: from overture to finale; 9. From Marx to Kant; 10. The semantics of myth; 11. A Buddhist among the Bororo; Part III: Mircea Eliade, or the Sacred; 12. Fascism and mysticism; 13. Primitive ontology; 14. The eternal return of anti-Semitism; 15. The neo-paganism of homo religiosus; 16. Metaphysics and politics: Eliade and Heidegger; Addendum III: Esotericism and fascism; Addendum IV: The reconstruction of prehistoric religions; Addendum V: The Eliadean conception of symbolism; Addendum VI: Forgetting the Shoah
  • Conclusion: Modern theories of myth and the history of Western thoughtBibliography; Index
Control code
647929503
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed., augmented and rev.
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 314 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317491606
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
676949
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)647929503
Label
Twentieth century mythologies : Dumézil, Lévi-Strauss, Eliade, Daniel Dubuisson ; translated by Martha Cunningham
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-310) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Foreword; Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction: History and comparative epistemology; Part I: Georges Dumézil, or Society; 1. The Indo-European background; 2. The first comparative mythologies; 3. Durkheim, Mauss, Bourdieu, and Dumézil; 4. The 1950s: a reorientation; 5. Comparative and structural evidence; 6. The new comparative mythology; Addendum I: Theory, history, and the limits of Dumézil's comparativism; Addendum II: Does a Dumézilian theory of religion exist?; Part II: Claude Lévi-Strauss, or the Mind
  • 7. The symbolic order8. The Mythologiques: from overture to finale; 9. From Marx to Kant; 10. The semantics of myth; 11. A Buddhist among the Bororo; Part III: Mircea Eliade, or the Sacred; 12. Fascism and mysticism; 13. Primitive ontology; 14. The eternal return of anti-Semitism; 15. The neo-paganism of homo religiosus; 16. Metaphysics and politics: Eliade and Heidegger; Addendum III: Esotericism and fascism; Addendum IV: The reconstruction of prehistoric religions; Addendum V: The Eliadean conception of symbolism; Addendum VI: Forgetting the Shoah
  • Conclusion: Modern theories of myth and the history of Western thoughtBibliography; Index
Control code
647929503
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed., augmented and rev.
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 314 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317491606
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
676949
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)647929503

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